Licensed Funeral Director & Certified Celebrant
Daniel E. Gilliland is a funeral director proudly serving families at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Troy, PA and the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg, N.Y.
Mr. Gilliland lives in Troy with his seven children and has been widowed since 2016. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida and was awarded a degree in Funeral Directing from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
Dan is a member of The First United Church of Troy, Trojan Lodge #306 of Free & Accepted Masons, a member and past High Priest of Troy Royal Arch Chapter #261, a member of both the Valley of Towanda, PA and the Valley of Williamsport, PA Scottish Rite, and serves on several community boards and committees. Dan enjoys traveling, riding motorcycles, and spending time with his family.
Besides being a licensed funeral director in Pennsylvania and New York, Dan is also a Certified Celebrant. If you are not a member of a church or if you simply do not wish to have a religious service, he can help you. As a Certified Celebrant, Dan works with families to create a meaningful tribute that reflects the personality and life-style of the deceased. He received his training and certification from the In-Sight Institute.